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Marriage patterns in two Wiltshire parishes 1754-1914: geographical mobility, consanguinity and illegitimacy

Day, Cathy


The aim of this project was to determine the birthplaces of spouses married in two parishes in England, how many married their relatives and how illegitimacy affected marital outcomes for all concerned. It considered the effect of religion and social class on the marital aspects of geographic mobility, consanguinity and illegitimacy. This project used a wide array of primary documentary sources that have recently become widely available to construct a database of over 22,000 individuals who...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a27f009f56


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